Fall/Winter Opportunities 2017
Keep active this season! Find something arty, crafted for your interests.
Our partners and community do so much more than provide art(erriffic) experiences--many of them also hold programming year-round that supports your participation! Check out what's on the docket for Fall/Winter 2017.
Henry Art Gallery
Teen Art Collective
Deadline to Apply: September 25
The creatives, the makers, and the movers of tomorrow are already here. What role do you want to play in the arts? Join the Henry Teen Art Collective to find out what’s possible for you! The Henry Teen Art Collective is a group of young thinkers, planners, makers, and leaders who build community around contemporary art and ideas. We’re looking at you, members! Stipends will be provided for the lovely work you do. Learn more and apply here.
City of Seattle's Office of Social Rights
Race and Social Justice Initiative (RSJI) Young Adult Council
Deadline to Apply: September 29
The voice, perspectives, and leadership of youth and young adults are often missing from the very table that belongs to them, thus contributing to programs and solutions that are marginally effective at best. This year, the RSJI team is excited to be working with four amazing young adult leaders to develop and launch the RSJI Young Adult Council. The City is looking for 'empowered voices ages 16-24 from diverse backgrounds [to come] together to discuss issues and develop solutions to social problems affecting our communities. You'll be fed and paid! The application is here.
ComedySportz High School League
Deadline to Apply: Oct 13
Are you a high school student that loves comedy? Join the ComedySportz High School League! Meet new, funny people. Learn to be spontaneous. Strengthen your acting and speaking skills. Improve your confidence. And most importantly, laugh and have a lot of fun! Then, Saturday afternoons, January through March, you'll have a chance to showcase your comedy skills in your own ComedySportz matches performed at the Atlas Theater! Invite your family and friends as you compete against other teams, playing a variety of ComedySportz games for live audiences. Guaranteed fun for everyone!
Spectrum Dance Theatre
Deadline to Apply: Rolling, check specific schedule
The School of Spectrum Dance Theater is a reflection of the artistic standards set forth by Donald Byrd, exemplified by the motto “Dance for All.” Classes offered are for a wide range of ages and skill levels. Check out the Fall schedule or call Spectrum at 206.325.4161 for more info!
Literary Career Day
Deadline to Register: before Oct 7
Literary Career Day takes place on October 7, 2017 at the Seattle Public Library. This free event provides young people ages 16-24 with direct access to industry professionals through networking, experiential learning, engaging conversations, and performances. Participants are exposed to a wide range of career opportunities including writing, editing, publishing, arts administration, retail, library sciences, journalism, teaching, and more! Register here if this tickles your fancy.
2018 Sound Off! Submissions
Deadline to Apply: November 6
Seattle's most beloved all-ages Battle of the Bands at MoPOP returns in 2018--and YOU could be a part of it! Showcase original music on a large platform, launch your music career, and connect with peers, industry leaders, and other members of the artistic community when you apply! Musicians 21 and under playing all genres of music are encouraged to submit original material for consideration. Learn more here and apply!
Know of something that didn't make this list? Contact Leah at [email protected] and let her know!